Today's featured relative in my database is my daughter's maternal 3rd-great grandfather, Edward J. Sauer.
Edward was born December 12, 1863, the son of George F. and Agnes Barbara (Hoffher) Sauer. Edward married on September 26, 1888 in Vanderburgh Co., IN to Amelia M. Ritt, daughter of Karl Louis and Anna Maria Louisa Catherine (Kahre) Ritt. Amelia was born May 31, 1866 and died May 22, 1938 in Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN. Edward died November 21, 1909.
Known children of Edward J. and Amelia M. (Ritt) Sauer are as follows:
i. Amelia Matilda Sauer b. August 6, 1890 Vanderburgh Co., IN, d. September 25, 1874 Evansville, IN., m. Frank Field Miguet
ii. Edward J. Sauer b. ca. 1891, d. December 14, 1975 Evansville, IN., m. Marguerite ________
iii. Emma Sauer b. ca. 1889, d. October 25, 1969 Evansville, IN.
My daughter descends from Edward J. and Amelia M. (Ritt) Sauer through their daughter, Amelia, as follows:
Edward J. Sauer and Amelia M. Ritt
Amelia Matilda Sauer and Frank Field Miguet
Miriam Ruth Miguet and Edward Ferdinand Wildt (her great-grandfather)